Health calendar 9/30/04

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Today

Grief support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in Conference Room A at Saint Francis Medical Center. For information, call Denise Essner at 651-4617.

Preparation for childbirth class 3 meets from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Healing Arts Center conference room. Call (877) 231-2229.

Blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Red Cross Center.

"Ask your doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on cable channel 5. Dr. George Livermore will speak about sinusitis and snoring. Viewers can phone 334-3095 with questions during the program.

Friday

LifeSaver class for new parents from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. The class is free to new parents delivering at Southeast, $10 fee for others. Register by calling Generations at 651-5825.

Blood pressure screening from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral. For information, phone the Generations Family Resource Center at 651-5825.

Monday

Biometrics team weight control six-week session begins. Team meetings are either at 6 a.m. or 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Main Street Fitness Center in Jackson. There is a fee that includes food plan, water bottle, T-shirt and assessments. For information, phone 243-2211.

Breast-feeding class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Healing Arts Center conference room. This class should be taken six to eight weeks prior to delivery. For information or to register, call (877) 231-BABY (2229).

Brain injury resource group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Cathy Tanksley for a bonfire and social. For more information, call the Generations Center at 651-5825.

Tuesday

Blood pressure screening from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Illmo Housing Authority, sponsored by the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825.

Breast-feeding class from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Call 651-5825 to register.

Mended Hearts Club meets at 6 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital for a program by member Henry Gerecke. For information, call Vicki Frank at 651-5824.

Explorer Post 4077 will meet at 7 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital for a tour of the hospital. The Explorer Post 4077 offers young people ages 14 to 21 the opportunity to explore career options in health-care fields. For information, call 651-5825.

Breast cancer support group meets 7 to 9 p.m. in the Healing Arts Center conference room. For information, call 331-5107.

-- From staff reports

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